Upcoming Online Workshops for Small Fruit Growers

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Durham County is offering an online workshop series presenting best management practices for growing blueberries, strawberries, and caneberries (blackberries and raspberries).

Workshop 1: Integrated Pest Management (IPM)

February 23, 2021 – 6–7:30 p.m.

This online workshop will feature three NC State Extension specialists presenting information about insects and diseases of small fruit to manage these pests for a successful growing season.

  • Dr. Hannah Burrack – Small Fruit Insect Pests
  • Dr. Sara Villani – Caneberry Diseases
  • Dr. Bill Cline – Blueberry Diseases

Earn 1 CEU pesticide credit.

Event is free, registration is required


Workshop 2: Varieties and Management Practices

March 1, 2021 – 6–7:30 p.m.

This workshop will feature NC State Extension specialists presenting information on variety trials and best management practices for growing small fruit.

  • Dr. Gina Fernandez – Caneberries
  • Dr. Bill Cline – Blueberries
  • Dr. Mark Hoffman – Strawberries
  • Wayne E. Mitchem – Weed Management

Event is free, registration is required